Instructional Objectives for this activity:
Distinguish the differences among the types of sanctions.
Intermediate sanctions are used to keep offenders out of our overcrowded U.S prisons, and are a much less costly option than traditional imprisonment.
Please respond to all of the following prompts in the class discussion section of your online course:
- Define what intermediate sanctions are and why we use them.
- Provide two examples and discuss the effectiveness of each.
- Please be sure to use statistics to support your response.
Clear, T.R., Cole, G.f., Reisig, M.D. (2013). American corrections, 10th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.